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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 13:11:44 GMT
My experience is that the best way to communicate with legal is to open a
ticket on their  JIRA project. Otherwise, you are at risk of having your
ears singed off.


On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 9:02 AM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:

>  Thanks for this, Benson, and may take it you up on it.  Mark suggested
> running by legal@a.o first, otherwise I may very well want to take you up
> on this offer.
>
> Cheers
> Dan
>
>
>
> On 06/10/2010 19:59, Benson Margulies wrote:
>
> As an alternative, I wrote a device for this purpose as part of the Apache
> CXF Javascript SOAP client generator.
>
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  Dear mentors,
>>
>> I've realized that one of my sister projects (restful objects) has a
>> dependency on some LGPL software.
>>
>> Per the email chain below, I contacted the developer, Sergey Ilinsky, who
>> has granted us permission with the words below:
>>
>> *Yes, I authorize "NO framework and your sister projects accepted [2]
>> into the Apache incubator" to use my XMLHttpRequest.js library (available at
>> the http://code.google.com/p/xmlhttprequest/ and currently licensed under
>> LGPL) with the ASL license.
>> *
>> Does this make sense legally, and is it enough to put on file?   Or would
>> he need to formally license his software under ASL from his main website
>> (and if he's not happy, then I'd need to yank it and use something else
>> instead).
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dan
>>
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------  Subject: Re: XmlHttpRequest licensing  Date:
>> Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:46:26 +0100  From: Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com><dkhaywood@gmail.com>
 Reply-To:
>> dan@haywood-associates.co.uk  Organization: Haywood Associates Ltd.  To: Sergey
>> Ilinsky <sergey@ilinsky.com> <sergey@ilinsky.com>
>>
>> Sergey,
>> Thank you very much for your prompt reply, and for granting us this
>> permission.
>>
>> I'm still learning the ropes at Apache, so I'll need to double check that
>> the statement below suffices (and legally makes sense) but I would hope it
>> would.
>>
>> ~~~
>> Just had a quick glance at your Ample SDK; I'm always on the lookout for
>> new frameworks that target the UI experience.  It might work quite well as
>> an alternative default front-end for my restful interface.  Just added it to
>> the Isis wiki.  But whatever, good luck with build up a community for it.
>>
>> Thanks again,
>> Dan
>> ----------------
>>
>> On 06/10/2010 17:18, Sergey Ilinsky wrote:
>>
>>  Dan,
>>
>>  Yes, I authorize "NO framework and your sister projects accepted [2] into
>> the Apache incubator" to use my XMLHttpRequest.js library (available at the
>> http://code.google.com/p/xmlhttprequest/ and currently licensed under
>> LGPL) with the ASL license.
>>
>>  BTW, you may be interested in looking into another project I recently
>> started - Ample SDK, Open-Source JavaScript GUI Framework
>> http://www.amplesdk.com There are already several businesses using it for
>> their benefit!
>>
>>  Sergey/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6 October 2010 18:10, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Hi Sergey,
>>> I came across your XMLHttpRequest a while back while writing my book [1]
>>> on the Java Naked Objects framework (perhaps you've heard of it, but then
>>> again, perhaps not) and incorporated it into some companion "sister" project
>>> to expose a RESTful interface to an NO domain model.
>>>
>>> Fast forward a year, and we've had the NO framework and my sister
>>> projects accepted [2] into the Apache incubator.
>>>
>>> Anyway... one of the requirements for Apache is that all dependencies
>>> must be ASL or equivalent.  I see that you've changed the license on
>>> XMLHttpRequest from GPL to LGPL, but LGPL doesn't quite cut-it for Apache.
>>>
>>> So, my question is... would you be willing to further change your license
>>> from LGPL to ASL?  Otherwise I guess I'll need to reimplement, but it's a
>>> shame to do so given such a good piece of work is already out there.
>>>
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Dan Haywood
>>>
>>> [1] http://pragprog.com/titles/dhnako
>>> [2] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/IsisProposal.
>>>
>>> --
>>>  Dan Haywood    consultant, mentor, developer, author    agile, ddd, oo,
>>> java, .net, sybase    MA, MBCS, CITP, CEng    *mail: *
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>>> Objects <http://pragprog.com/titles/dhnako>    *blog: *
>>> http://danhaywood.com    *linked in: *
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>>> http://twitter.com/dkhaywood    *sybase: *http://sybtraining.co.uk
>>>
>>
>>
>

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